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Events Prior to April 23, 2018

Events Prior to April 23, 2018

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, February 15, 2018
7-8:30 p.m.
603 Angell St.
Providence, RI 02906
Providence: Clearing the Streets of the City.
Providence League of Women Voters Invites you to a Providence Conversation

Rhode Island has weathered blizzards, snowstorms, ice, and floods. Meet the man behind the Herculean challenge of Clearing The Streets.

Guest: Michael Borg, executive director, Department of Public Works City of Providence

For more information, 401-351-2269, or emhead603@hotmail.com

Wednesday, February 21, 2018-Monday, April 30, 2018
 
LWVRI Website Applications Available for Susan B. Wilson Civic Education Merit Awards.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
5:30-8:30 p.m.
603 Angell St.
Providence, RI 02906
Pizza party & Convener Meeting.
Due to weather, check with Liz for status of meeting.

Interested in helping the Providence League? Join us as we plan our activities. Everyone welcome.

Pizza at 5:30pm, meeting at 6:00 at 603 Angell St. All over by 8:30 at the latest.

Please RSVP (yeses only) to Liz at emhead603@hotmail.com or 401-351-2269.
Monday, March 12, 2018
6:30-8 p.m
Lippitt House Museum
199 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
Corruption in Rhode Island: Reality and Perception - LWV Providence event.
How corrupt are we? How does media expose it? What impact on our economy?

Speakers:
Margaret Curran
- Former US Attorney for RI
Tracy Breton - Former investigative reporter, Providence Journal
Richard Ratcliffe - Former RI Assistant Attorney General
Grafton (Cap) Willey IV - Tax and Budget Chair, SBA Small Business Summit

Parking available in the Wheeler School lot across the street.
For wheelchair-access, call Carrie Taylor, 401- 453-0688 , ctaylor@preserveri.org
Monday, March 12, 2018
10-noon
Conference Room,
One Richmond Square,
Providence
LWVRI Board Meeting. Monthly meeting of the LWVRI Board
Monday, March 19, 2018
6:30-8 p.m
Lippitt House Museum
199 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
I know a Guy: Ethics in RI - LWV Providence event.
Do we have a permissive attitude towards corruption? Can politicians self-regulate?

Speakers:
Jason Gramitt
- Education Coordinator, RI Ethics Commission
Jim Hummel - Executive Director & Senior Investigator, The Hummel Report
John Dietrich - Professor of Political Science, Bryant University

Parking available in the Wheeler School lot across the street.
For wheelchair-access, call Carrie Taylor, 401- 453-0688 , ctaylor@preserveri.org
Monday, March 26, 2018
6:30-8 p.m
Lippitt House Museum
199 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
Threats to Elections: Should We Worry? - LWV Providence event.
What are the threats to our voting process? Cam technology make our elections secure?

Speakers:
Robert Rapoza
- Executive Director, RI State Board of Elections
Joseph Cammarano - Associate Professor of Political Science, Providence College
John Savage - An Wang Professor of Computer Science, Brown University

Parking available in the Wheeler School lot across the street.
For wheelchair-access, call Carrie Taylor, 401- 453-0688 , ctaylor@preserveri.org
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
5-7 p.m.
Governor's Reception Room, RI State House, Smith St., Providence League Day at the State House 2018. LEAGUE DAY AT THE STATE HOUSE WITH SETH MAGAZINER
RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner
RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner will be the featured speaker at League Day at the State House on April 3, 2018. His focus will be the new school upgrade plan. Mark you calendar now!
Friday, April 6, 2018-Sunday, April 8, 2012
Alll Day
Hampton Inn, Wells, Maine LWV New England Conference. Register now for the League's twelfth annual New England States Leadership Development Conference. The theme this year is "Learning from Each Other."
Saturday, April 7, 2018
1-3pm
THE BABCOCK-SMITH HOUSE
124 Granite Street
Westerly, RI 02891
2018 League Tea - LWV South County. Click here for all the details.
2018 Tea Flyer

Monday, April 16, 2018
6 - 7 PM
Community College of RI (CCRI) Newport Campus, One John H. Chafee Blvd., Newport Defining our Community: A Forum on Immigration and The US Census. Sanctuary cities, DACA, the Driver's License regulations - All relate to the Census, which in turn determines the distribution of federal assistance funds.

Panelists: John Marion, Executive Director, Common Cause RI; Steven Brown, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of RI; and Susan Taylor, Immigration Lawyer

Monday, April 30, 2018
 
LWVRI Website Last Day to Apply for Susan B. Wilson Civic Education Merit Awards.
Monday, May 14, 2018
10 - Noon
Conference Room, One Richmond Square, Providence LWVRI Board Meeting. Monthly meeting of the LWVRI Board.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Jamestown Library, 26 North Road, Jamestown LWVRI Biennial Council. The LWVRI Biennial Council will be held from 10 to 1 at the Jamestown Library.